Speakership: You’re good neighbours, former Imo Speaker tells Yorubas


Nigeria’s House of Representatives at plenary

By Ikenna Osuoha

The former Imo House of Assembly Speaker, Amaechi Nwoha, says the Yoruba Youth Movement (YYM) are not only agents of national cohesion and unity but good neighbours to the South-East.

Nwoha said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja while reacting to the Group’s endorsement of Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba for Speaker.

Nwoha, who is also the director for Contact and Mobilisation, South-East Equity Alliance (SEA), said that such gesture was key to indivisible Nigeria, promising that they were ready to extend hands of fellowship.

He said that their endorsement of Nwajiuba and South-East for the Speakership was in tune with the federal character principle and natural justice.

“We from the South East shall not hesitate to extend our hands of fellowship to these our brothers.

“They stand for truth and equity in a nation of diversity like Nigeria and such must be commended,” Nwoha…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria